Northern General Service Hangar, South Road, Hooton, Ellesmere Port - Cheshire West and Chester (UA)

One of a group of three former World War I aircraft hangars. Owned by a trust dedicated to securing its future. The hangar is now vacant following a significant roof collapse. Belfast trusses have been repaired or renewed with help from a direct government grant. Discussions are on-going regarding options for the future of this hangar.

Northern General Service Hangar, South Road, Hooton, Ellesmere Port - Cheshire West and Chester (UA)
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: NORTHERN GENERAL SERVICE HANGAR (BUILDING 16), HOOTON PARK AERODROME
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1075377
  • Local Planning Authority: Cheshire West and Chester (UA)
  • Site Type: Transport > Air transport site

Location

  • Building Name: Northern General Service Hangar
  • Street Name: South Road
  • Locality: Hooton, Ellesmere Port
  • Unitary Authority: Cheshire West and Chester (UA)
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Ellesmere Port and Neston
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
  • Previous Priority: F
  • Ownership: Charity (heritage)

Contact Details

Tim Wilkins 0161 242 1419

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England